Mike Stern / Dave Wekcl Featuring Tom Kennedy & Bob Franceschini
19 April 2019 - 20:30 - Turkcell Platinum Stage
Doors: 20.30
Performance: 21.00

The magnificent Mike Stern Band, composed of jazz virtuosi Dave Weckl, Tom Kennedy, Bob Malach and led by 6 time Grammy nominee jazz guitarist Mike Stern, accompanied by highly acclaimed saxophonist Bob Franceschini, will be at Zorlu PSM on April 19th!

American jazz guitarist Mike Stern made his breakthrough with the famous band Blood, Sweat & Tears. He published 15 esteemed solo albums while playing with Miles Davis Band for two separate short periods of time. He was named Best Jazz Guitarist by the Guitar Player Magazine in 1993 and was awarded the Miles Davis Award for his contributions to jazz music in the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal in 2007.

Dave Weckl, one of the most reputable drummers of the jazz world, published substantial albums throughout his solo career and with Dave Weckl Band. The American musician, who had a chance to work with Paul Simon, Madonna, George Benson, Michel Camilo, Robert Plant, Anthony Jackson and Chick Corea Elektric Band, was accepted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2000.

Tom Kennedy, who was brought up as a jazz musician thanks to his trumpeter father and pianist brother, worked with many esteemed jazz musicians including Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Stan Kenton, James Moody, Barney Kessel, Eddie Harris, George Russell, Nat Adderley, Peter Erskine, Bill Watrous, Freddie Hubbard and Al Di Meola. While accompanying some on stage, the US-born musician was present for some of the album recordings of these musicians, as well as publishing 4 albums of his own.

Bob Malach, one of the most reputable saxophonists of the jazz world, had the opportunity to work with The Spinners, Lou Rawls and The Jackson Five at a very young age. Having accompanied masters such as Stanley Clarke, Horace Silver and Stevie Wonder on stage, Malach was together with Steve Miller as he went on his tour and present for the recording of the first Madonna album.

1. Category

Regular - 100 TL

Student - 80 TL

2. Category

Regular - 80 TL

Student - 60 TL

Participants under the age of 8 cannot attend the performance.
  Participants under the age of 8 cannot attend the performance.  
Entrance to the performance with professional audio and video recording devices is strictly prohibited.
  Entrance to the performance with professional audio and video recording devices is strictly prohibited.  
This performance venue is wheelchair friendly.
  This performance venue is wheelchair friendly.  
Turkcell Platinum Stage

Another saloon of Zorlu PSM is the Turkcell Platinum Stage with its natural acoustic feature...

The place takes up a space of 315 m2 in total together with the 156 m2 stage and backstage which has 12 m wideness, 13m depth and 12 m height. It enables entrance to the under stage like the Main Theater. It has the characteristics of a sophisticated theater with its carefully designed audio system which is properly chosen suitable to the natural acoustic. Turkcell Platinum Stage which is equipped with the last technological advances has got unique sound, light and video equipment inside. 

The saloon with 717 seat capacity is formed of balcony and parterre areas.  It has hosted many different works up to now with PSM production and presented in corporation with Talimhane Tiyatrosu such as the "Seni Seviyorum, Mükemmelsin, Şimdi Değiş" musical, the Yoldan Çıkan Oyun theater, as an extraordinary silent theater the "Smashed" show, several native theater groups and the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre which is considered as one of the groups presenting Shakespeare's plays in the best way. Zorlu also met art lovers with many Children's Theaters, many artists such as Fazıl Say, Riff Cohen, Sir James Galway, our young jazz artist Karsu, events and theaters.